Light Harmonic Speaker Upgrade. Darren and I have also spent some quality time at Sheetz while reviewing dash cameras (which I never got around to reposting here with extras... ah, the never-ending to-do list!) Adding to his credentials, Darren was also our area's first envoy to scout out the Erie Supercharger in person.
Coming Soon" pin indicated that the Falls Creek Supercharger was already under construction. The return trip would include more scouting of two other Sheetz locations that are nearest another "Coming Soon" pin on the Tesla Find Me page that is labeled as West Middlesex. The total route was expected to be about 267 miles.
highest point on I-80, east of the Mississippi River, is about 30 miles farther east where the interstate passes through SB Elliot State Park.
The complicating factor here, of course, was that this Supercharger would not be operational even if it existed. Fortunately, just as the destination neared... a regen gold mine was waiting for them.
our Facebook Group. "On the "9% downhill grade" sign I think I let out an audible "YEE-HAW.".
Breezewood, Maryland and West Virginia all simultaneously under construction. There's still an as-yet undiscovered "Coming Soon" pin near State College/Bellefonte, so we'll have to see if that partnership yields more Superchargers there too.
like Erwin, NY near Corning) have waited for weeks after main construction was completed to get their final utility connection. Once the utility supplies the power, a crew from Tesla will do the final certification, which looks a little something like this (Cranberry Supercharger in 2014):
"The owner of that car and another person stopped by after we parked and remarked that they had never seen a Tesla in person until now so, we took the opportunity to show them the empty Frunk, give a brief overview of it, and they took some selfies with the car."
We can only hope that the construction crew instead headed east to the as-yet-undiscovered State College/Bellefonte location.
"Starting with 274 miles of range, we drove 270 miles of mostly interstate and cruised at the speed limit with the A/C on about fan speed 5 and endured a bit of rain. We arrived at the initial destination (Cranberry) with 2% charge or 4 miles remaining," wrote Darren.
Leg 1: 108 mi / 2:23 hrs / 45 mph / 282 Wh/mi
Leg 2: 100 mi / 1:37 hrs / 61 mph / 275 Wh/mi
Leg 3: 57 mi / 1:05 hrs / 52 mph / 280 Wh/mi
Leg 4: 5 mi / 0:15 hrs / 24 mph / 211 Wh/mi
Total: 270 mi / 5:20 hrs / 51 mph / 276 Wh/mi
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